Tag Archives: Christopher Newport University

I Seem to Remember Having a Son

Apparently a college kid is coming to live with us in about a week. Having been just the two of us, the girl and the dog for what seems like forever, it’s going to be an adjustment. It was only … Continue reading

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In Which the Girl Learns a Very Bad Word

Last weekend we went to visit the boy at Christopher Newport University. It was the first time for us to visit him  as a family since he’d been installed in his dorm room as a college freshman. He called before … Continue reading

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The Boy Comes Home for the Weekend

On Tuesday, the boy asked if we would come get him and bring him home for the weekend. Because we’re mean, we said no. Instead, we suggested on Wednesday that we come visit him (one round trip is better than … Continue reading

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Letters for my son: 17 days ’til college

What? Whoa! Time travel? No. Recalibration. We have two extra days before the boy goes to college. His room and roommate assignment arrived in the mail and his move-in date and time are very specifically scheduled. Borrowed time friends, borrowed … Continue reading

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